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McMinnville’s Film Scene

The glitter and gravitational pull of Hollywood as a film industry player is such that it’s easy to overlook a simple fact: Filmmakers, and filmmaking, are everywhere … and McMinnville has a film scene.

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A new holiday tradition is forged with the first annual Metal Arts Gift Show

You probably didn’t know you needed a metal arts gift show in your life, but it just so happens that local artist and silversmith, Maggie Bowman, is bringing one to McMinnville. She has brought together the region’s blacksmiths, coppersmiths, jewelers, knife-makers and other metalworkers, and on Saturday, Dec. 10, the party is at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

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PNW Comedy Club Brings the Laughs to McMinnville

Andrew Brunello has done stand-up for several years and had a lot of fun, but he performs only sparingly now, because he’s a comic with a mission: Bringing live stand-up comedy to McMinnville. So far, even coming off our pandemic years, the mission has been successful, with sold-out crowds at 3rd Street Pizza Company’s Moonlight Theater.

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Game(s) On! The McMinnville Scottish Festival Returns This Weekend

The McMinnville Scottish Festival is on! Hosted by the Celtic Heritage Alliance, the 2-day event at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-2, celebrates all things Scottish with a family-friendly party that includes both professional and novice athletics, music, dance, a drum and solo pipe competition, whiskey tasting and more.

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